NEWS

WHERE TO GO FOR PADDLING INSTRUCTION
Here is a list of clubs, businesses, even a college that offer paddling instruction www.prairiestatecanoeists.org/Instruction - club www.nwpassage.com/chicago-kayak - outfitter www.rei.com/events/a/paddling - retailer www.kayakchicago.com/classes/ - outfitter www.cwa.wildapricot.org/ - club www.kayakmorris.com…
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IPC DINNER 2019
Held at the Historic Warren Tavern (no alcohol) in Warrenville, it was a pleasant evening of a lot of canoe talk, good pizza, and an excellent program. The business meeting:…
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PLEASE RENEW YOUR 2020 IPC MEMBERSHIP
Thank you all who have renewed your membership in IPC for 2020.  We greatly appreciate your support. If you have NOT renewed your membership, you can do so by going on…
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CANOECOPIA– MARCH 13-15, MADISON, WI
The Show Guide is now available online – so you can plan your visit and lectures early. Check here https://www.paddlers.com/canoecopia/showguide.asp?r=1  and please – if you go, give IPC a few…
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Enhancing the Lake Michigan Water Trail from North Chicago to the Wisconsin border – Your Input is Needed!
Openlands has partnered with the IDNR’s Coastal Management Program (CMP) and the municipalities of North Chicago, Beach Park, Waukegan, Winthrop Harbor, and Zion to create a plan to expand and…
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CHICAGO RIVER DAY MAY 9
It's remarkable to think about how far we've come since the first "Chicago River Rescue Day" in 1992. That day, Friends hosted a small, feisty group of 25 dedicated volunteers who wanted…
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IT’S OUR FOX RIVER DAY
On Saturday, September 19, 2020, Friends of the Fox River will coordinate a cleanup on the entire Fox River from Waukesha, Wisconsin to the confluence in Ottawa, Illinois. We encourage…
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SARAH HARTMAN FUND QUALIFICATION CHANGE
IPC board voted to lower the ACA course level at which instructors may request reimbursement from Level III to Level II given the lack of interest by Level III instructors.…
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63rd Annual Des Plaines River Canoe & Kayak Marathon and Minithon (and SUP)
MAY 17 www.canoemarathon.com Registration opens March 1 Make it YOUR tradition to participate and you will receive the coveted embroidered patch, t-shirts are available at optional cost, this year’s great…
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RALPH FRESE MEMORIAL TRIP
May 2 (rain date May 3) North Branch of the Chicago River Forest Preserves of Cook County – Feel Free! Bring your canoe or kayak and celebrate the legacy of…
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